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Address: Wharf St | Reef Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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+61 7 3040 1699
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You deserve the multi-award winning service of the ORIGINAL bespoke private...

You deserve the multi-award winning service of the ORIGINAL bespoke private diver training company - Port's only PADI 5 Star rated IDC centre. Serving Port Douglas since 2003. First for Bespoke Diver Training, the Dive Centre offers all levels of Recreational and Technical Dive courses from PADI, TDI, IANTD and DSAT Tec Rec - over 60 programmes - Open Water to Instructor Level, Specialty Courses, Tec Deep, Side Mount and CCR programmes. Courses are built around your needs and time requirements! Start when you like, and have your personal dive instructor for the duration of your dive course.In addition to training, we offer private guiding on the Great Barrier Reef & Coral Sea, along with a range of day trips, live-aboard and even private charters - your boat or ours.The multi-award winning team was recently named Hollis Australian Dealer of the Year.Founded in 2003 by the team who successfully broke the then world record for the deepest Scuba Dive with a 308m (1010ft) dive. The business remains exclusively focused on bespoke personal individual diver training.Exclusive Training with your own personal private dive instructor, and what better place to do it than the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef. With dozens of exclusive dives sites to choose from, the diving is some of the best in the world, with coral gardens, walls, swim throughs, wrecks and more, one thing is certain, whatever course you choose, you will have fun, be a better diver and leave with skills you might once thought impossible. Dive Guiding - In addition to training, we offer private guiding on the Great Barrier Reef, along with a range of day trips, live-aboard and even private charters, your boat or ours. We also cater for snorkelers or those who just want to enjoy a cruise out to the reef.As well as the dive operations on the Great Barrier Reef, Vanuatu and the Coral Sea, the team also supports it clients' diving globally, with a team member jumping on a plane most weeks to guide dives or take a client to the next level in their underwater journey - Egypt, Mexico, Tonga, Japan, the list goes on...Customer Service - Satisfaction Guarantee. We do our utmost to make every dive course a very personal and memorable experience. Our team have worked in diverse locations and industries, before electing the 'sea change' of Port Douglas, and bring a wealth of experience, commitment and passion with them - a team with global experience who genuinely enjoy sharing the Great Barrier Reef experience with our Customers.We have teamed up with the best charter boats and luxury private vessels to bring our customers the best diving possible, along with special locations and personalised trips - with both day and overnight options available.

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Best diving experience by far!

We came to Australia this January from the opposite side of the globe to a large extent to experience the Great Barrier Reef, and turned to Tech Dive Academy as their website was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Moscow, Russia

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to Australia this January from the opposite side of the globe to a large extent to experience the Great Barrier Reef, and turned to Tech Dive Academy as their website was the most professional of all I checked. What a great decision that was! All of our experience from booking to farewell was absolutely top-notch. Mark (the founder)... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

The trip was quite spontaneous. Booked everything a week prior. Contacted dive tech via facebook messenger and the response was quick enough to secure diving course dates. In between the arrival, we did the elearning and the instructor kept an eye on our progress. A welcoming pack was sent to our hotel and was a nice and personal touch. Met... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

Everything big and small from the welcome pack to the clear and friendly tutelage was tailored with amazing attention to detail to provide us with an absolutely unforgettable experience. I would recommend tech dive to anyone wanting a safe yet thrilling diving experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

I've only been diving for a year but TechDive, without a doubt, is the best diving company I've known! I did my AOW with Rich who was very friendly, efficient and attentive. The booking process was quick and hassle-free. Upon arrival they sent me a welcome pack at my accommodation. We had reserved seats on the Silversonic and we were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I initially planned to dive with these guys last year but unfortunately had to cancel literally 10 minutes prior to departure due to a family tragedy. The customer service we received then was outstanding and Mark insisted upon giving a full refund, despite the extremely late notice. We promised to return and I'm so glad we did.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

I went up to Port at the end of July with the sole purpose of diving. I completed my AOW with Rich and cannot recommend him or the company enough. It's on the exxy side, but considering the personalised (one-on-one) and flexible approach it is actually super duper reasonable (I did my research across QLD/VIC/NSW). Don't hesitate, just book them,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

I can't believe I waited so long to do this course, but I'm so glad I got to do it with Tech Dive! From the booking, to the organising, to the diving itself, Rich, Bruce and Margaret provided a service that would be hard to beat. Worth every penny! I booked last minute and Rich rearranged their schedule to allow... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

We did a 2 on 1 3-day dive with Rich on the Agincourt Reef. Very professional, personal, and everything was taken care of. Had all new BCD's and regulators. Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Couldn't fault Tech dive. Richard was fantastic. I did the open water course, which with tech dive is a one to one course, unlike the other company's in port Douglas. This makes the course a bit more expensive than the other company's - however it is definitely worth paying a little extra. We finished all the skills very quickly and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Thrilled with the brilliant care shown when delivering one on one training for PADI Open Water for our son (young teen). I have been diving for many years and can only commend the approach taken by Bruce and Tech Dive. The training really ensured our son knew what he was doing and why. Not just 'tick a box' and get... More 

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